Teahouse Records Presents: The Tinker’s Dream Record Release Party!!

Join virtuoso violinist and critically-acclaimed recording artist Chris Murphy on Wednesday May 10th 2017 from 9p until midnight as he and his fans celebrate the release of Murphy’s newest album, The Tinker’s Dream! Lauded on both sides of the pond from the moment it dropped, Murphy will be joined by multi-instrumentalist Trevor Green, as well as Dublin Ireland’s inimitable Pat D’Arcy on pipes, and a whole host of world-renowned musicians as they bring this heart-racing journey across the Emerald Isle to life!

This special event will be held at Santa Monica’s favorite Irish pub, Finn McCool’s and we want YOU there!!! There’s absolutely NO COVER and kids always eat free at Finn’s, so what are you waiting for??? Grab your dancing shoes, grab a pint or three and join us in kicking up the craic (Irish for FUN!) to level 90!!!

“A damn fine example of what is commonly called ‘World Music’! It is impossible to keep still when this music is playing, and it is the perfect party CD.”
-Lonesome Highway, 2017

“The Tinker’s Dream is a musical work of high artistry.”
-Lance Wright, Indiemunity, 2017

“A barnstorming, panoramic Celtic rock epic!”
-Matt Milton, Songlines, 2017

“World-music guru Chris Murphy is the kind of stuff legends are made of. This is quintessential world-music…brisk, clear, and vibrant, a true piece of art.”
-The Ark Of Music, 2017

“Cinematic sweep embodied in musical form! 9 out of 10 stars!”
-Skope Magazine, 2017

The Tinker’s Dream drops to critical acclaim!!!

Happy Tinker’s Dream Day, music lovers!!! It’s here at last! The new Celtic-inspired album by virtuoso violinist Chris Murphy hits shelves and airwaves today!!!

The Tinker’s Dream has been receiving STELLAR reviews one right after the other!!! Folks can’t say enough about its sweeping melodies and ability to pull listeners right into the heart of the Emerald Isle!!! Don’t take our word for it, though! Check out what our fans on both sides of the pond have to say about it!

“Cinematic sweep embodied in musical form! 9 out of 10 stars!” – Skope Magazine
“There isn’t a single song on The Tinker’s Dream that lacked the rich, organic instrumentation that hits you right in your soul when you hear it!” – No More Division
“A songwriting and instrumental extravaganza! 9 out of 10 stars!” – Indie Music Reviews
“The Tinker’s Dream is a musical work of high artistry!” – Indiemunity

…and SO MANY MORE!!!

Whether you prefer iTunes, Soundcloud, Bandcamp, or YouTube, you can enjoy the sweeping wonder of The Tinker’s Dream anywhere, anytime!!!

Also check out the music video for the single “Cape Horn” off of The Tinker’s Dream!!!

If you’re hosting a St. Patrick’s Day event and you’d love to book a world-class Celtic ensemble, make sure to contact us ASAP, as that day fills up QUICK! Visit us at TeahouseCo.com, GigMasters, or call (323) 553-1398 today!!!

This Month: LIVE Solo Sessions Album Recording Concert and more!

What an amazing month November is shaping up to be!!

Halloween brought with it so many great shows, and so many great times! It was a great way to say goodbye to summer and a grateful hello to autumn, and what an autumn we have in store!!!

Chris is in the artistic vortex of rehearsal, brewing up an incredible solo album full of original music which he will be recording LIVE in concert at Audio Lab Studios in Garden City, ID! Join him on this aural journey through time and space, and let him guide you to places and lifetimes that somewhere, deep inside, you faintly remember…

Seats are limited, so please visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2666974 today!

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9/1 Chris Murphy & the Devil’s Box String Band ft Pat Flynn & DJ Bonebrake! Maui Sugar Mill

The Devil’s Box String Band is playing at Maui Sugar Mill in Tarzana next Thursday starting at 9pm! Featuring the one and only Pat Flynn and DJ Bonebrake!

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8/31 Record Release Party for RMB: Featuring Pat Flynn and DJ Bonebrake!

Hello Music Lovers!

Come celebrate with me and the Devil’s Box String Band the release of our new album, Red Mountain Blues! Featuring the incredible Pat Flynn on the guitar and DJ Bonebrake on the drums, we are going to have a great time!

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New Release! Red Mountain Blues!

Red Mountain Blues is out! Buy it today!

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No Depression Review of Surface to Air

Hey music lovers! Have you had a chance to check out my reviews for my latest album? Surface to Air just came out and No Depression – a prestigious online periodical that covers Alternative, Country, and Americana music – LOVED it!

9 out of 10 Stars !!! Click below to read it!

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Chris Murphy solo at Bar Chloe

Chris Murphy plays solo violin at Bar Chloe in Santa Monica

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Mentoring at Elements Gathering

Chris Murphy will be teaching and performing at the annual Elements Gathering in Sequoia National Park July 16 -22, 2015.

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MENTOR SPOTLIGHT: Chris Murphy

Celebrating his 3 year of involvement with The Elements Gathering, Violinist /Fiddler/songwriter/composer Chris Murphy is thrilled to be sharing his love of folk, country, jazz and world music with the Elements tribe again this year. Chris is a 25 year veteran of performing original and tradition fiddle music, gypsy jazz, old time, classical and European styles all over the world and is the owner of THE TEAHOUSE COMPANY, a music production company that provides live music for private events, including the 2014 & 2015 Golden Globe Awards.

For The Elements Gathering his year Chris has curated a lovely and enchanting music series for everyone’s enjoyment including :
DEADWOOD: acoustic interpretations of The Grateful Dead, Joel Henry Stein, The Devil’s Box String Band, The Elements Talent Show and House Band and a Kid’s Music Program.

Chris holds a degree in jazz violin performance from New England Conservatory of Music and has released 16 albums of original music. His latest album release, RED MOUNTAIN BLUES, is collection of original Bluegrass, Western swing and old time music and features Tim O’brien on mandolin and Herb Peterson on Banjo.

Chris is active as a music teacher and in 2007 founded his own studio called THE BLACK TREE SCHOOL based in Santa Monica. In addition to teaching violin, mandolin, guitar, voice and music theory, Chris has developed his own unique and powerful curriculum that teaches and promotes the creative process, composition, improvisation and the development of personal style in all musicians .

Chris is also an active outdoors man, a natural horsemanship rider, student of Bushcraft and primitive skills and loves garage sales and flea markets!